Drafting of employment contracts
We draft individualised employment contracts and model contracts for the employees of many companies. We draw up remuneration models such as bonus agreements or employee participation models for start-ups, arrangements for flexible working hours, home office agreements, bring-your-own-device contracts or company car provision contracts.
If a company or part of a company has to be closed or relocated, we develop strategies for the practical implementation of employment law. If necessary, we supervise downsizing or relocation of employees and, if necessary, prepare mass dismissal notifications for the Federal Employment Agency.
Due diligence procedure
We advise on the purchase of companies or company assets by preparing due diligence reports under employment and collective bargaining law and drafting contractual clauses for the employment law aspects of company purchase agreements.
Litigation before employment and industrial tribunals
One of our core competencies is the representation of our clients throughout Germany before the employment tribunals, regional employment courts and the Federal Employment Court in all court proceedings, in particular in dismissal protection litigation, actions for termination of employment and compensation and anti-discrimination litigation.
One main focus of our activities is the representation of temporary employment agencies in the field of temporary employment and personnel placement. In particular, we apply for AÜG (employment leasing agreements) permits, draft temporary employment contracts with hirers or employment contracts for temporary workers and assert our clients’ claims in court.
Drafting of works agreements and negotiations with the works council
In the context of issues relating to works constitution law, we draft works agreements, conduct negotiations with the works council and represent employers in the arbitration proceedings.
Advice for the HR departments
We regularly advise HR departments on a variety of employment law issues such as on- and off-boarding of employees, drafting of contracts, preparation and implementation of dismissals and warnings, introduction of new processes such as working time accounts, monitoring measures of the workforce or compliance issues.
Representation of executives
We advise and negotiate the contractual arrangements for the employment of board members and managing directors, but also in severance situations, or the processing of such contracts through termination agreements.
Social Security Fund for Artists
We advise users on all questions concerning the artists’ social security fund.
In- and outsourcing projects
When relocating or merging operating units, we support their legal implementation.
Data and identity protection at work
This practical handbook provides a valuable, systematic overview of the sensitive issue of employee data protection. Taking into account the current legal situation, it answers open questions and shows possible solutions in cases of doubt. In a separate section, special questions on works councils and data protection, international data transfer, data protection within corporations, outsourcing of services as well as implications under criminal law are also clarified. In view of the new DSGVO and the new version of the BDSG, this handbook provides a valuable, systematic overview of the unresolved problems and open questions.
Data and privacy protection at work
The practical guidebook provides a valuable, systematic overview of the sensitive issue of employee data protection. Taking into account the current legal situation, it answers open questions and shows possible solutions for cases of doubt. In a separate section, special questions on works council and data protection, international data transfer, data protection within the Group, outsourcing of services and criminal law consequences are also clarified. Especially against the background of the new DSGVO and the new version of the BDSG, this handbook provides a valuable, systematic overview of the unresolved problems and open questions.
More information in German here.
Training and seminars for HR Departments
We train the employees of human resources departments, for example, on daily business, on special topics or on current developments in jurisdiction.